OceanaGold Appoints Chief Financial Officer
15 July 2011
(MELBOURNE) OceanaGold Corporation (ASX: OGC, TSX: OGC, NZX: OGC) (“the Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Chamberlain as Chief Financial Officer to commence August 1st 2011.
Mark Chamberlain has over 30 years experience covering a broad range of financial disciplines with a particular focus on treasury, capital markets, risk management and mergers and acquisitions. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and is a qualified lawyer.
Previously with Newcrest Mining Limited, he was General Manager - Treasury and Financial Analysis responsible for capital management and funding, leasing transactions, financial risks management and project analysis. Mark also held positions as Corporate Lawyer and Assistant Treasurer at Western Mining Corporation Limited and was involved with project negotiations, project and corporate financings and commercial initiatives. Combined with his external consulting tenure, Mark has over 17 years experience in the mining industry, primarily in the gold and multi-product mining space. Other experience includes eight years in the aviation industry, with various roles such as Group Treasurer and other responsibilities including feasibility studies, cost management, liaising with political departments and tax consulting. He is currently Director, Finance and Treasury Strategies at Deloitte advising large corporations and government enterprises.
Mick Wilkes, Managing Director and CEO said, “Mark joins OceanaGold at a time of transformational change to the Company. He brings solid financial experience and exposure to listed mining companies, adding to the strength of OceanaGold’s senior executive team to help achieve the Company’s strategic vision.”